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The Magical Wondrous World of Vitaly

The Review: Westside Theatre/Upstairs’ Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders

By Ross

To be upfront and honest, I don’t think I ever thought of myself as a magic show kind of person, although I’m not so sure now. 534 more words

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Lonesome Blues Begs for Your Heart

The Review: The York Theatre Company’s Lonesome Blues

By Ross

In Lonesome Blue, as directed by Katherine Owens at The York Theatre Company, attempts to dive into the myth and mystery surrounding the true and fascinating story of blues singer Blind Lemon Jefferson (1893-1929). 540 more words

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AFI DOCS 2018 IS OPEN! Personal Statement sets the tone.

Posted by Larry Gleeson

The 2018 edition of the American Film Institute’s AFI DOCS is open. AFI President and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Gazzale kicked off the festival with eloquent opening remarks reminding a receptive audience of the action by former United States President Lyndon Johnson took 50 years ago to create the American Film Institute and its mission “to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers.” 847 more words

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The New World Stages of Desperate Measures: Shakespeare's Blazing Saddles

The Review: Desperate Measures: Brooks & the Bard Would Be Proud. 

By Ross

If you took a spoonful of Mel Brook’s ‘Blazing Saddles… 1,348 more words

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BAM presents Love and Intrigue, A Russian Tragedy That Has Nothing To Do With An Election (But It Does Have Something To Do With A Ruthless Power Hungry President)

The Review: BAM’s presentation of Maly Drama Theatre-Theater of Europe’s Love and Intrigue

By Ross

I can’t say honestly that I was sitting in the… 1,169 more words

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Opening Night

And while we are on the topic of opening weekend movies, the fam went en masse to see Infinity War on opening night. There were a few highlights of the experience plus some insight into my two oldest children that I’d like to share. 958 more words

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The Boys in the Band are Playing One Angry Tune, Smashingly.

The Review: Broadway’s Boys in the Band

By Ross

The stars have come out to party, birthday-wise, at the Booth Theatre on Broadway arranging themselves on that stage around a candle topped cake, ready to play a mean-spirited parlor game of sorts.   1,534 more words

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